July 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Sunday Drive Gone Awry

Car erupts in flames at Appalachian Market

It was just another Sunday afternoon “save” for the vigilant members of the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company. More...

Taller Fences to Avoid the ‘Neighbors from Hell’

If, as Robert Frost wrote, “good fences make good neighbors,” then taller fences make better neighbors – or so the Cold Spring Village Board suggested July 6 when it informally endorsed a legal change to help residents avoid &ldquo More...

Historic Designation for West Point’s Foundry Preserve

Foundry School Museum, Chapel of Our Lady Restoration also in National Register listing

On July 7 Rep. More...

Two-Day Summer Blood Drive Is a First for Philipstown

In an effort to combat local blood shortages at area hospitals, the volunteers of the Philipstown Community Blood Drives and The New York Blood Center will host a two- day drive at the North Highlands Fire Department (NHFD) on Thursday, August 5, and More...

 

Civics and Politics

From the Chamber

Our congratulations go out to Katie Lafuente and her family, recent visitors to Cold Spring. She is (with a little help from her dad, Homer) the winner of the Chamber’s 50/50 raffle at the July 4th Community Day celebration. More...

Schools

Garrison School 2009-2010 Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Principal’s List/High Honor Roll with Distinction More...

We’re Havin’ a Heat Wave . . .

Health Department Tips on Hot Weather Survival

Due to the current heat wave, the Putnam County Department of Health is advising all Putnam residents to be aware of potential health risks associated with the high temperatures and excess humidity: Heat Illness Heat related illness can occur More...

Saving Energy During the Summer Months

During the recent heat wave Central Hudson Gas & Electric advised customers of steps customers can take to save energy throughout times of high energy usage: • Turning off lights, appliances, televisions, computers and other electric devices More...

Perspectives

Fourth of July Reflections

Cold Spring’s resident historian gave these remarks from the portico of 144 Main Street during the Fourth of July Cold Spring Community Day Parade. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Lillian R. Meehan

Lillian R. Meehan, 97, a former resident of Cold Spring, more recently residing in Beacon, died Sunday, July 4, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie. More...

Michael J. Tully

Michael J. Tully, a merchant banker, of Garrison, NY, passed away on Thursday, July 8, from complications of pulmonary fibrosis. More...

Children's Activities

Family Fun Day at All Sport Fishkill’s Outdoor Park

Join the fun this Saturday, July 17th74 from noon until 4pm for a day of outdoor family fun. Guests are welcome at the Outdoor Park at a discounted fee, only $10 for adults and $5 for children. More...

Village’s All-Stars Vote to Remedy Parking Puzzle

Cold Spring Village Board

Permit payment in lieu of providing off-street parking for businesses in B-1 and B-2 zoning districts? Gallagher - Yea Campbell - Yea Hustis - Nay Serradas - Yea Falloon - Yea More...

ZBA Delays Action on Controversial Projects

Philipstown Zoning Board of Appeals: Properties on Nazareth Way, Indian Brook Road both involve Christopher Buck

The Philipstown Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) on July 12 deferred action on two Garrison land-use projects, one familiar and one new,  steeped in potential controversy. More...

Zoning Saga Goes On

Philipstown Town Board

Before a sparse audience, Philipstown’s Town Board July 13 pursued further improvements in the June rezoning draft, with consultant Joel Russell to prepare a new, definitive version incorporating the latest ideas. More...

Hustis Says No to Nuptials

Cold Spring Village Board

Cold Spring Village Board last week resumed debate on allowing composting toilets at the West Point Foundry Preserve and use of the riverfront bandstand for weddings. The activity came during the board’s July 6 workshop session. More...

61 People Walk for Hope to Benefit Walter Hoving Home

The Walter Hoving Home (WHH) hosted its Annual Walk-a-thon in late June to draw attention to its mission of “rebuilding lives shattered by alcohol and drugs” and to raise funds to keep its programs going. More...

Summer Fun in Philipstown

The girls and boys of the Community Nursery School and Learning Center in Cold Spring enjoying water play, crafts, and other fun summer activities during the center’s first-ever summer program. |align=left|width=250|height=156|link=node] More...

Public Announcement

Cold Spring Mayor Gallagher and the Board of Trustees have determined that a State of Emergency exists with reference to the Village of Cold Spring water supply. More...

Focus on Philipstown

Arts and Entertainment

Cultural Events

BOSCOBEL Route 9D, Garrison 265-3638 boscobel.org Open daily except Tuesday, 9:30am-5pm, last tour 4pm $16/adults, $12/seniors, $7/children, 6-14, under 6/free ONGOING: Summer More...

Shoppin’ & Strollin’ on the River: Cold Spring River Festival Set for Sunday at Mayors Park

On Sunday, July 18, the Cold Spring River Festival makes its 2nd annual debut. Up to 60 dealers will setup early in the morning in Mayor’s Park on Fair Street to get ready for the 9am opening. The show will be held rain or shine. More...

Depot Doings

A Penny for Your Talent, Or Three?

The Philipstown Depot Theatre is holding auditions for its fall production of Bertolt Brecht’s and Kurt Weill’s The Threepenny Opera, English translation by David Mac Donald and Jeremy Sams. More...

Commentary

To the People of the State of New York:

Federalist No. 79 — “The Judiciary Department”

To the People of the State of New York: More...

Letters to the Editor

The Foodtown/Post Office Situation

To the Editor: I appreciate the PCN&R’s coverage on the proposed expansion of Foodtown and the Post Office situation. More...

A Call for Leadership

To the Editor: More...

Support for Katz

To the Editor: More...

Briefly Noted

Talk of our Town

The Ladies Auxiliary of the North Highlands Fire Department will wash your car on Saturday, July 17 at the firehouse on Fishkill Road beginning at 8am for a mere $5.00, $10 for a van. Coffee and buttered rolls will be available. More...

Philipstown Rec’s Summer Program: Keeping Kids Cool

This week was “Blast from the Past” week at Philipstown Rec’s summer camp program. Recreation Director Amber Stickle told the PCN&R , “Each day we celebrated a different decade. More...

Oyster Island: A Floating Sculpture at Garrison Art Center

On July 14 environmental artist Mara G. Haseltine will launch her site-specific work, a floating sculpture entitled “Dream River Mermaid Summer Oyster Island” which will float in the Hudson River at Garrison’s Landing in Garrison. More...

Weekly Poll

How extensive should parking changes be in downtown Cold Spring?
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